Dec 23, 2012 6:00am EST
and chairman brown and senator reid, senator merkley, senator hagan and others who i know share my strong interest in .onsumer protection by al i appreciate step because we work together so well. thank you again, as well. i want to thank our witnesses for your tyler's work in consumer protection. esther chairman, i asked that my full statement be added to the record and i would like to ask a couple of questions. glad to have you here, mr. stone. i am so glad to see that consumer financial protection bureau is working and here. i look forward to your work. i believe it is important to have a complete picture of an individual's financial record, calculating a meaningful credit report. i thought to include a report of remittance, transfers in the dodd-frank provision. the report last year mentioned research that they plan to use the remittance histories to enhance credit scores. can you please discuss any progress being made in those research projects? yes >> , senator, let me thank you for making sure that report requirement was inserted in dodd-frank and it is an important issue of what ki
Dec 29, 2012 10:00am EST
to act. but president obama and 10 eric -- and harry reid believe it is one that can pass both houses. republicans agree. republicans have taken the step in the right direction. they pass legislation to replace this with responsible target it once and to bring our nation record debt under control. instead of considering the house plan to protect taxpayers democrats have spent months drawn partisan lines in the stands. the tax hike would only funds the government for eight days. americans deserve to know what the president proposes we do for the other 357 days a year. inaction should not be a problem. the problems facing our country are baked but not all that complicated. -- are big but not all that complicated. the next two days will begin to define the president's second term. he was elected to lead. >> we also got an update from oulaurie mcginley this morning. >> what kind of a deal did the president offered? what is new on the negotiations among and between the centers in the white house backs -- senators in the white house what is new is the the have seemed to finally agreed they'
Dec 22, 2012 2:00pm EST
and. >> paul reid, sunday night at 8:00 p.m. on c-span's "q&a." >> this week, prime minister david cameron announces that 3800 british troops will be withdrawn from afghanistan, discusses the immigration policy and concerns over the national health service spending cuts. "prime minister's questions" a special time, 9:30 p.m. eastern on c-span. now, u.s. ambassador to china gary locke talks to the asia society about u.s.-china relations, joined by orville schell and george stephanopoulos. this is an hour and 25 minutes. >> thank you for coming out on this early hour. for me, this is no late hour. -- this is a late hour. ambassador locke, if you'd like to start. >> this is of a treat to be in your presence, having watched you on all the different shows, and also, orville schell, the is a great job in terms of bridging china-u.s., people-to-people exchanges and history. let me just have a couple of comments. first of all, you should know that the people in china are riveted by the tragedy of newtown, connecticut, and people in china feel very deeply about it, and their thoughts are wi
Dec 23, 2012 10:30am EST
, and extended 90 minute q&a with paul reid. "the last lion," tonight at 8:00 on c-span. >> david cameron announced the 3800 bidders trips will be withdrawn from afghanistan by the end of 2013 -- british troops will be withdrawn from afghanistan by the end of 2013. questionsster's tonight at 9:30 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span. thomas pickering said the state department left officers on the ground ill-equipped to deal with the september 11 attack and benghazi, libya. the state department security chief and two other officials resigned in the wake of that report, which found systemic failures in libya. ambassador pickering is joined by german mike mullen and dignitaries secretary of state william burns -- chairman mike mulen and secretary of state william barnes. this is about 30 minutes. >> thank you for joining us. the accountability review board on benghazi that the secretary established has not completed its work. the classified and unclassified versions have been released to the hill. u.s. had a chance to see the unclassified version as well as the secretary's letter to members. t